The population density of Boston, MA was 13,635 in 2016. The population density of New York, NY was 27,960 in 2016. The population density of Philadelphia, PA was 11,633 in 2016.

Population Density

Population Density is computed by dividing the total population by Land Area Per Square Mile.

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Geographic and Population Datasets Involving Philadelphia, PA or New York, NY or Boston, MA

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    New York State Population Data: Beginning 2003

    health.data.ny.gov | Last Updated 2016-06-09T18:37:43.000Z

    Population data file is provided as an additional reference file when interpreting vital statistics death rates. The population data is derived from the corresponding release of the NCHS annual estimates of "Bridged Race Vintage" which are consistent with the Bureau of the Census estimates from "Vintage" (released in the summer). For more information, check out: http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/vital_statistics/. The "About" tab contains additional details concerning this dataset.

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    Water Consumption In The New York City

    data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 2018-05-01T15:56:15.000Z

    A brief history of water consumption in the New York City Water Supply System (Based on New York City Census population)

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    New York City Population by Borough, 1950 - 2040

    data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 2018-01-03T21:25:27.000Z

    Unadjusted decennial census data from 1950-2000 and projected figures from 2010-2040: summary table of New York City population numbers and percentage share by Borough, including school-age (5 to 17), 65 and Over, and total population.

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    New York City Population By Neighborhood Tabulation Areas

    data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 2018-01-03T20:34:01.000Z

    Population Numbers By New York City Neighborhood Tabulation Areas The data was collected from Census Bureaus' Decennial data dissemination (SF1). Neighborhood Tabulation Areas (NTAs), are aggregations of census tracts that are subsets of New York City's 55 Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs). Primarily due to these constraints, NTA boundaries and their associated names may not definitively represent neighborhoods. This report shows change in population from 2000 to 2010 for each NTA. Compiled by the Population Division – New York City Department of City Planning.

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    New York City Population By Community Districts

    data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 2018-01-03T21:09:15.000Z

    New York City Population By Community Districts The data was collected from Census Bureaus' Decennial data dissemination (SF1) for the years 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010. Compiled by the Population Division – New York City Department of City Planning

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    Historical Data Of Foreign-Born Population in New York City

    data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 2018-01-03T21:27:21.000Z

    Details of foreign-born population versus total population in New York City since 1820

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    Annual Population Estimates for New York State and Counties: Beginning 1970

    data.ny.gov | Last Updated 2018-04-19T22:05:57.000Z

    Resident population of New York State and counties. Estimates are based on Census counts (base population), intercensal estimates, and postcensal estimates.

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    New York City Work and Family Leave Survey (WFLS) 2014

    data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 2017-04-06T14:29:27.000Z

    The New York City Work and Family Leave Survey (WFLS), conducted in March 2016, was a telephone survey of New York City residents who gave birth in 2014. Its goal was to improve understanding about the availability and accessibility of paid family leave to working parents. The WFLS also sought to describe the role that paid family leave policies play in achieving health equity for parents and children. The WFLS was made possible through funding by the U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau.

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    Motor Vehicle Occupant Death Rate, by Age and Gender, 2012 & 2014, Region 2 - New York

    data.cdc.gov | Last Updated 2016-10-18T18:03:24.000Z

    Rate of deaths by age/gender (per 100,000 population) for motor vehicle occupants killed in crashes, 2012 & 2014. 2012 Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). 2014 Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), 2014 Annual Report File Note: Blank cells indicate data are suppressed. Fatality rates based on fewer than 20 deaths are suppressed.

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    Impaired Driving Death Rate, by Age and Gender, 2012 & 2014, Region 2 - New York

    data.cdc.gov | Last Updated 2016-09-14T15:34:37.000Z

    Rate of deaths by age/gender (per 100,000 population) for people killed in crashes involving a driver with BAC =>0.08%, 2012, 2014. 2012 Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). 2014 Source: National Highway Traffic Administration's (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), 2014 Annual Report File. Note: Blank cells indicate data are suppressed. Fatality rates based on fewer than 20 deaths are suppressed.